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8 remaining athletes ready themselves for double-header on ABC's 'Dancing with the Stars: Athletes'

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Thu, May 3rd 2018 03:45 pm
Season 24 Mirrorball champion Rashad Jennings returns to ballroom to guest judge
Double-elimination at end of night
The eight remaining athletes have amped up their training sessions as they prepare to head into week two with a double-header dance bill, on "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes," Monday, May 7 (8-10:01 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. "Dancing with the Stars" champion Rashad Jennings returns to the ballroom as a guest judge, alongside Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba.
In round one, each couple will perform an individual dance: quickstep, foxtrot, Viennese waltz, cha cha, paso doblé or salsa. Then, in round two of the evening, the athletes and their pros will be grouped into two teams: Team 1950s Tennis and Team 1970s Football. The team dance scores will be combined with the athlete's individual dance scores along with the previous week's overnight votes for a final tally to determine the eliminations at the end of the night.
Each couple will dance to the following songs (in alphabetical order):
  • Adam Rippon and Jenna Johnson - quickstep - "Make Way" by Aloe Blacc
  • Arike Ogunbowale and Gleb Savchenko - foxtrot - "What About Us" by P!nk
  • Chris Mazdzer and Witney Carson - Viennese waltz - "Next To Me" by Imagine Dragons
  • Jennie Finch Daigle and Keo Motsepe - cha cha - "Make Me Feel" by Janelle Monáe
  • Josh Norman and Sharna Burgess - paso doblé - "The Plaza of Execution" by James Horner
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Lindsay Arnold -salsa - "La Malanga" by Eddie Palmieri
  • Mirai Nagasu and Alan Bersten - foxtrot - "It's a Small World" by The O'Neill Brothers Group ("We Love Disney")
  • Tonya Harding and Sasha Farber - Quickstep - "Redneck Woman" by Gretchen Wilson
For the team dances, the teams are divided up as follows (in alphabetical order):
Team 1950s Tennis - "... Baby One More Time" by The Baseballs
  • Chris Mazdzer and Witney Carson
  • Josh Norman and Sharna Burgess
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Lindsay Arnold
  • Tonya Harding and Sasha Farber
Team 1970s Football - "Instant Replay" by Dan Hartman
  • Adam Rippon and Jenna Johnson
  • Arike Ogunbowale and Gleb Savchenko
  • Jennie Finch Daigle and Keo Motsepe
  • Mirai Nagasu and Alan Bersten
Hosted by two-time Emmy-winning host Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews, "Dancing with the Stars: Athletes" is the hit series in which athletes perform choreographed dance routines that are judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts.
For week two, viewers may cast their votes for their favorite couples via toll-free phone from the beginning of the live show at 8 p.m. EDT until 5 a.m. Tuesday. Online voting at ABC.com at http://dwtsvote.abc.go.com/ and on Facebook at http://bit.ly/2o1VO7b will open at the beginning of the live show at 8 p.m. and closes at 8 p.m. Tuesday. When voting online at ABC.com or Facebook, viewers can reallocate their votes until the voting window closes.

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